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permitted us to make significant investments in technology and hardware that is being used across the curriculum. and in particular these investments further have>éñ?ñ? enhanced student interaction and engagement with science and social studies and even the arts curriculum. student funding has permitted the school to hire additional pe teachersióñ?ñ? while providing n planning relief time for classroom teachers to continue to collaborate. it is because of this whole child approach that we have to learn in+95#l the san francisco are one of only three large urban school districts in the state of california to surpass despite our real budget constraints over the years. we are proud to have been able to leverage all of our available resources to maximize a broader educational experience for all of our students. and while we would like to do
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more, this board, and this superintendent, as a former75ñ?? social studies teacher and music teacher, are committed toáñ?ñ?ñ providing a rich, robust, and inclusive education for they
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that during the 2011-12 school year we implemented the common learning assessment, cla, district-wide in math and english language for grades 2-12 and spanish language arts for grades 2-8. these assessments align with the district's goals ofzhñ?ñ? provig ongoing assessment of student access to rigorous academic content across the district. i have some exciting news that within the next couple of weeks parents, you will be receiving your child'sxndvl individualizea reports, and results. in english, spanish, and in chinese. and on the report you will be able to see your child's performance levels in the subject material. ourtc>@láu hope is that this wil provide to families andyéñ?ñ?ñ s yet another opportunity, and a concrete tool for9fñ?ñ? discussg
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student academic process. we will work with school sites and parents to assist pwvñ%xb to understand what the cla's report help to/÷ñ?ñ? tell us about stut learning and how parents and teachers can work together to recognize student strengths and also areas for continued growth. i'd like to remind you the month of november is a great time to reconnect as awsñ?ñ? community h others and to celebrate, along with thanksgiving, november is native-american heritage month and we look forward to our communities commemorating this occasion on the curriculum. november¢ñ?ñ? is -- stand up for peace and safety. our san francisco unified school district respect week is november 6 through the 30th staff, to assist with enhancing positive schoolmiñ?ñ? climates. school district staff which include our counselors, social workers, wellness coordinators, nurses, will be4fñ?ñ?ñ assisting
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schools with the coordination of respect week activities and for more information on respect week and how you can be directly involved please visit our student family and community support website at www.healthierst.org. on a personal note, i had the wonderful opportunity to see one of our stellar student performances this past week at the ruth -- -- all i can say is bravo. congratulations to the student thes peens and their director, for a job well done. lastly, i would also like to congratulate our incumbent board commissioners on their reelections, commissioners wynns, fewer, and norton, thank you for your previous service to the children in our community, and we look forward to your
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continued work on our board of education and your unsurpassed families. i'd also like to welcome to the board of education commissioner-elect matthew haney, who will be filling a seat vacated by our president norman yee in january and hopefully he will be#qñ?ñ taking another seat. here's wishing, ladies andkl/ everyone a joyful, restful and happy thanksgiving. i am personally thankful for all of you for trusting your children to our care. thank you. >> thank you, superintendent, thoughtuñ?ñ?. no. they were very important comments. and today. so let's see, where am i?
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hey, you're up again. so recognition.64ízkmi"and resos of commendations. the first one is commendation of the 25th anniversary of the omega)th"e boysx7$[e1 club aul commissioners murase, and maufas. there is a motion and second? second. reading of the resolution by commissioner murase or maufas. i'll begin.efp2q!cn in commendation of the 25th anniversary of omega boys club, noa marshallwwnag0wd5 was)elsa!e school at -- who witnessed the violence take the life of their. club, whereas over the course of 25 years the omega boys club has
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trained nearly the alive add free prescription, engaged with more than 10,000 youth who remain alive and free in the bay area, mentored 163 college graduates,;>jk,> 176 be college retention rate for$?ñ?e past six years, produced 32 alumni with post graduate degrees, to train school staff, reduced violence at 17 adopted schools impacting over 15,000 students, spread the alive and free message to over 115,000 people who have heard the alive and free message and presentations and workshops, and served as a model for 24 cities replicating the alive and free prescription and the omega like programs across the u.s. and
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canada. >> whereas the omega's boys club program was adopted -- therefore be it rye sofd that the board of education of the san francisco school district on the occasion of the omega boys club 25th anniversary congratulates the founders for their tremendous at-risk youth into goal-achieving college graduates and successful individuals creating a model of violence prevention that is acclaimed internationally. i believe they were unable to attend tonight but we welcome on him egg-a boys club alumni to [applause.] >> can we take a vote first. thank you. before etake a vote, is it
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authors? is it possible for me to add my okay. roll call please. >> commissioner lee, yes. >> ms. wong, yes. ms. feuer, yes. ms. maufas, yes. ms. mendoza, yes. ms. murase, yes. mr. lee, yes. >> unanimous. would you like to present at this point and after you present they can have a few words. pngeddle so -- would you like to
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have a few words, press the button. >> first of all, i want it than? the san francisco board of education for presenting us with this wonderful commendation tonight. the omega boys club as you heard has worked tirelessly through the years. i guess when you work that hard, and the founders who are still alive today, dr. joseph marshall jr. and jack -- you probably don't have time to accept awards because you're still doing the work. it gives me great pleasure to accept this on behalf of theyñ?? omega boys club, 25 years after lching to that -- listening to that accomplishments and everything we've done i just reflected upon being a part of so many of those amazing experiences, and just being wild, sitting there listening. i know she mentioned thailand, south africa, and i just
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reflected on a trip i took with dr. marshall outside of the country to switzerland. we were in swirts land for two weeks i believe and just leaving the united states of america and see the world it held me to reflect on that night at the omega boys club, ndz night of course when the omega boys club told me you stick with us, we will help you see the world. i didn't know they meant that literally. i just thought they meant like giving me good talk to stay in the club. i wanted to take x?rknvrt timeo founders, dr. joseph marshall jr., and jack, those shape the form of the person i am today. keeping young people alive and free, and thank you awardñañ?ñ?. >> [applause.]
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>> good evening,)ñ?ñ? commissio. superintendent carranza. i wanted to congratulate wynns, and fewer. congratulations on your reelection. 14 years ago, which makes me seem a little older than i would like to admit, i graduated from morris brown college in georgia. it was due to a huge part for the omega boys club paying for my tuition and providing me as well as many first generation college students the opportunity to go on to college and graduate. so it wasn't just about talking the talk)v)vpñyñ in terms of hoe eliminate violence and how we work to make changes andgwñ  transformation in the community but it wasn[ñ?ñ? also about then behind it. having the opportunity to go to school, go to high school, and knowing and understanding that will be able to pay your tuition, takes the stress=ñ?ñ? a
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opportunity for change. so we just want to thank dr. marshall and jack, for the work they've done over the past 25 years and the work that they continue -- and not only did only do they continue to work in the community, as you see they're not here tonight, and they apologize for that, but they also instilled in us, like dr. marshall's grandmother would say, the more you know, the more you owe. what we continue to do as alumni is definitely in part of what was instilled in us as a part of this legacy and organization. on behalf of dr. marshall and jack, we want to thank you for this commendation and they of course apologize for not being here tonight but they really are doing the work. so thank you again. >> [applause.]xñ?ñnl8vfcá
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pngeddle the next commendation is for the
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program title the seven of thevñ occasions of november, asxñ?ñ? authored&ñ?ñ? by commissioner me and fewer. is there a second? >>k y] so moved. >> second. >> reading of the resolution by commissioner murase and fewer. >> i'd like to share the reading as commissioner fewer comes ba back. indian education program native-american month, a day ofc recognition for the significant contribution, the first americans made to the establishment and growth of the united states, has evolved to become a whole month being designated for that#;?j+7qñ purd whereas during the month of american indian staff in the
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unified school district for title 7 and community partners that support cultural pride of the american indian, and in supports the academicqñq>wñ neef the american indian alaskan family literacy, hands on learning nights, college teachers that focus on a youth p.o.w. wow. ask the commissioner fewer to read the rest. >> commissioner fewer: whereas the parent advisory committee of
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the indian education program consists of parentsñ?ñ?ñ aides, representatives, teachers, administration and community members to -- on the distribution of the research provided for the program based on multiple data sources for a variety of services, and where pac empowers families, students members and community to members that take an active and substantial role experience and whereas the program continues to collaborate ensure the delivery of quality services to support the:g(úbgd and alaskan native studentsrvy'a program san francisco and the urban trail san francisco system of care project, friendship indians-p
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indian education program title 7 heritage month american indian alaskan native students, educators and families responsive tooxox?",q)ican indin alaskan native students and ñki continues to acknowledge the rich and productive collaboration with the native american community. pngeddle so roll call please. >> ms. lee, yes. ms. wong, yes.e$[b:sóñ ms. fore, yes. ms. maufas, yes. ms. mendoza, yes.y>íojs ms. --
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>> i believe gloria moalt is here the director of-4#kwñ the n education program. commissioners, and superintendent. this recognition on behalf of the indian education program title 7, the parent advisory in general. the indian education program is a federally funded program that supports the unique educational and cultural academic needs of the american indian alaskan native students and we come out of the office of instruction where state funded programs are housed andi!)mdn< our office is currently at cesar chavez elementary school, bungalow 2. this program is unique because it requires a parent advisory committee to be set in place to
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guide the distribution of funds, and the committee is comprised of parents, guardians, teachers, youth representative, community members, and the pac looks at district data and determines the following objectives. this year's objectives are graduation, reading, writing, ald math. and it makes me super happy to -- after two and a half years of being program coordinator that the program has grown with outreach that's gone from identifying 97 american indian students to 157, which means that our funding, from the -- has increased from 21,000 to 32,000. identified american indians in the usd.
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and the highest number of tribal affiliation that we have is navajo but there are 56 tribal affiliations here in san francisco. and i just wanted to acknowledge our commitment with the parents that are here, to support the program. our program is very unique. the parents are the ones who decide, like i said, the program -- what events go in the program, and what things#ñz,qé e focus on is family night once a month. and that's the parent wanted to have that and this year we're focusing on writing7?g÷ç and literacy, including in our family nights with hands-on tremendozho we also have a summer science program led by american indian teachers, and it's$2u,ç gone fre week to two weeks, serving 20 students from when they first started, to 60. so it's very successful program. and we collaborate with our
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partners. and i would like to recognize all of
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so i'm really grateful for this recognition because it means a lot to our community, and it means a lot -- i'm a one-person department. and i'm really super happy to have a great supervisor in barbara -- who is able to be with me and support me, and guide me through the3m the district level and the parents that are very active and want to see a change in the district. so i'm just really grateful to be here, and the support of have at cesar chavez, andk1vx=áthe chavez comy is super excited to have us be holler staff. so i'm thankful. i'm like extremely thankful for this recognition because it
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lot of the american indian students and teachers and females who i don't want to keep going, but i could. i have a list of so many people that i could recognize because they make my work -- they make me want to work even harder. and working with the youth, that really brightens my day, and makes me want to work even more harder. but here's our parent÷ezc committee cochair, michelle an few words. >> good evening. i just want to -- my name is michelle, i'm from the -- tucson, arizona. and i am born and raised here in the parents of the indian education program, we are very thankful/k44k(.ñ grateful for ts acknowledgement. we have a strong group of dedicated parents that have been working really hard to keep this
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program going. for a period of time we didn't have a program coordinator. and now we have one of our own parents who is the coordinator. and so it's been a lot of work from a lot of dedicated parents that have been keeping the program going. we have been very instrumental in trying to get a location for our program. we have been kind of floating around here and there, and now we're grateful that we have a room so that we can really get our program running full strength. and it's good to have a location so families can have somewhere to go when they need to. c
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we have a high risk ofobú;c? dt and we're trying to turn that around. and we're very grateful and honored to be here. thank youfá,?c> [applause.] right now but i'm going to acknowledge the pac members who have been supporting, with the -- certificate later on but michelle an tone, georgia pratt williams, arin hall, a teacher who isn't here who was supporting way before i was even in the program. so thank you so much for all your -- and all the parents that showed up tonight, thank you so much for coming and supporting. >> i also wanted to mention that i had an opportunity to attend this assembly last week, and learned there were 550 different tribes in the united states, 280
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different languages spoken, 20 of them spoken in california. and we did learn ac5ssj littlen language, which was -- i hope i don't get this wrong. so correct me, ladies, if i'm wrong. education is not the enemy. ,0vu#4z
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pngeddle -- >> continuing on, this is for jrotc. >> i'd like to call ram ileoto the podium regarding the lowell high school second place finish in the national 2011-12 symposium and academic bowl. first sergeant. members. i'm extremely proud to be here on behalf of lowell high school and the students in front of you. but let me start with s8,rá' something with you that i'm extremely proud of. i'm also a product of the junior rotc class from mission high
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school and back here after 23 years of active service. i'd like to present to you without further ado the the number one academic public school jrtv program. this gentleman on my right to your left is cadet -- jordan mitchell wong. they're actually brothers,

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